BTM174: Budgeting, Saving and Investing for Financial Freedom with Todd Miller

This week on the podcast, I interviewed a real estate investor/financial coach Todd Miller, who has spent the past 11 years building up his passive income portfolio to quit his job.

His strategy was straightforward and not at all different from the plans many of us make to leave our soul sucking day job.

You know… Budget, save, invest and retire early on the beach somewhere.

If only it were that simple.

See we can know the steps but not understand them. We can understand the steps but not implement them. We can implement them but not succeed.

There are numerous areas in which we can fall short of the ever elusive financial freedom that we desire.

But if you’ve known me for any stretch of time, you are aware that I’ve made it my mission to help all of us better succeed.

Rather than claiming life changing results in a single episode, we wanted to help you with the baby steps for budgeting, saving and investing in hopes that these small actions will have massive results for you later down the line. This is a good one!

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Todd’s Website

Recommended Book:

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

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Lifestyle Design App:

Google Docs

BTM172: Millionaire Success Habits & Lifestyle Design with John Lee Dumas

On today’s episode Daray interviews a 7-figure entrepreneur and digital nomad by the name of John Lee Dumas.

John is the host of Entrepreneurs on Fire, an award winning podcast where he talks with inspiring Entrepreneurs who are at the top of their game. With over 2500 episodes, 1 million + listens a month, and seven-figures of annual revenue, JLD brings a wealth of knowledge to the show sharing his lifestyle design advice and millionaire success habits.

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

John’s Website

Recommended Book:

The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy

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Lifestyle Design App:

Oura Ring

BTM166: The Pursuit of Financial, Location and Time Freedom for Immigrant and Ex Wall Street Trader Linying Zou

Today’s guest, Linying Zou is on a mission to achieve one thing – help people achieve freedom in their lives, by breaking free from the constraints of money, time and employers.

On this episode, we discuss exactly how Linying was able to achieve this feat in her own life. As a former Wall Street trader, her initial dream was to become a partner at her firm but she quickly realized that she was a pawn and had no true way to wealth if she kept down that track. After a few failed entrepreneurial partnerships and a 6 month trip halfway across the world she decided that it was finally time to settle on real estate as her wealth building vehicle and has been on a trip to her freedom number ever since.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • How Linying’s immigrant upbringing affected her financial future
  • The importance of a “freedom number” and how to calculate it
  • Why Linying attributes her success to her “miracle morning”
  • The decision Linying made to start investing in multifamily apartments
  • How you can use real estate to replace your income and travel the world

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Linying’s Website

Recommended Book:

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod

Listen to these books for free with Audible!

Lifestyle Design App:

BTM 5K Challenge